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Louis Kusi Frimpong

Louis Kusi Frimpong holds a Ph.D. in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana. His research interests are in the area of urban sustainability, community development, and disaster resilience studies. Louis has researched and published in areas such as urban safety and security, urban livelihoods, informal settlers lived experience, urban environmental problems, walkable cities, community-based development, and higher education. He was the principal investigator for the project titled ‘After the War and Ebola: community-based revitalization of urban neighborhoods in Freetown’ funded by the Konosuke Matsushita Foundation Research Grant Award in 2020 and currently the co-investigator for the project titled ‘Transforming the unwalkable city: knowledge, practices, and interventions for a more inclusive future of walking in Africa’ funded by the ‘Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF)’. Dr. Louis Kusi Frimpong is currently a Lecturer at the Department of Geography, University of Environment and Sustainable Development, Somanya.


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer, University of Environment and Sustainable Development
  • 2016–2018
    Teaching Assistant, University of Ghana


  • 2019 
    University of Ghana, PhD Geography and Resource Development
  • 2012 
    University of Ghana, B.A (Hons) Geography and Resource Development

Professional Memberships

  • Ghana Geographers Association